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Shu Han Regents - Zhuge Liang (Paperback) Loot Price: R212
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Shu Han Regents - Zhuge Liang (Paperback): Books Llc

Shu Han Regents - Zhuge Liang (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Zhuge Liang (traditional Chinese: simplified Chinese: pinyin: Zhg Ling, 181234) was Chancellor of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period of China. He is often recognised as the greatest and most accomplished strategist of his era. Often depicted wearing a robe and holding a fan made of crane feathers, Zhuge was not only an important military strategist and statesman; he was also an accomplished scholar and inventor. His reputation as an intelligent and learned scholar grew even while he was living in relative seclusion, earning him the nickname "Wlng" (, or "Sleeping Dragon"). Zhuge is an uncommon two-character compound family name. His name even his surname alone has become synonymous with intelligence and tactics in Chinese culture. Zhuge Liang was born in Yangdu County () in Langya Commandery (), at present-day Yinan County (), Shandong Province. He was the second of three brothers and became orphaned at an early age; his mother died when he was nine, and his father when he was twelve. His uncle raised him and his siblings. When Cao Cao invaded Shandong in 195, his family was forced to flee south and his uncle soon died of illness. Both his sisters were married into notable families with numerous relations in the area. For ten years he resided in Longzhong Commandery (; in present-day Hubei province) with his brothers Zhuge Jin and Zhuge Jun (), leading a simple peasant life farming by day and studying at night. The Temple of the Marquis of Wu in Chengdu, a temple worshipping Zhuge Liang.He developed friendships among the local intelligentsia. His reputation grew and he was nicknamed the "Crouching (or Sleeping) Dragon," an indication of his wisdom in various fields as his peers view him. He married the daughter of Huang Chengyan, ... More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=267666


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-29246-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-29246-8
Barcode: 9781156292464

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